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What cancer screenings and when?

...polyps and cancer:Flexible sigmoidoscopy every five years,or a colonoscopy every 10 years,or a double-contrast barium enema every five years,or a CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) every five years. Tests that primarily find cancer: Yearly...
History in context

...11, the current administration decided that rather than continuing to treat this colon polyp with dietary fiber and herbal enemas to go ahead and have it taken out. Whether they should have counted on the thing not turning malignant is a matter of opinion...
Juneau team stakes Klondike claim

...03; 11. Gustavus Road Runners (Gustavus), 14:44:27; 12. Team Caboose (Anchorage), 14:56:24; 13. Fleet Enemas (Whitehorse), 14:55:47; 14. Shin Sprints (Juneau), 15:02:54; 15. Red Barn (Anchorage), 15:04:20; 16...
Klondike 'Trail of '98' International Road Relay

...British Columbia, 15:43:14; 26. Drinkers With Running Problems, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, 15:53:10; 27. Fleet Enemas, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, 15:57:22; 28. The Grateful Tread, Juneau, 16:11:45; 29. Hard Dazed Night, Juneau...

...years. People with Medicare pay about 20 percent of the Medicare approved amount after the annual Part B deductible; a barium enema as an alternative to either the sigmoidoscopy or the colonoscopy. Beginning in July, Medicare will also cover a screening...
Obama health care reform doesn't represent freedom

...Obama's desk to be signed into law, despite serious objections by some of their own party members, should scare anyone into an enema. The fact that the majority of Americans will be forcibly entered into a system of payment with no opt-out options should...
Lessons learned at the Health Forum

...and cancer? Flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years*, or? Colonoscopy every 10 years, or? Double-contrast barium enema every 5 years*, or? CT colonography (virtual colonoscopy) every 5 years*Tests that primarily find cancer? Yearly...
It may seem to some a dirty job, but others say you need to do it

...refer my patients for a colonic," she said. In serious cases of constipation, the therapy may be helpful, but a standard enema may work just as well, she said. The best way to have a happy colon is to drink lots of water, exercise and eat vegetables...


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